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Voluntary Credit Union Diversity Self-Assessment

Letter to Credit Unions 18-CU-05, NCUA DATE: November 2018 TO: Federally Insured Credit Unions SUBJ: Voluntary Credit Union Diversity Self-Assessment   Dear Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer: Federally insured credit unions, especially those with 100 or more employees, are encouraged to conduct and submit the annual Voluntary Credit Union Diversity Self-Assessment to the [...]

Voluntary Credit Union Diversity Self-Assessment2018-12-03T18:43:46+00:00

Sharing Bank Secrecy Act Resources

Letter to Credit Unions 18-CU-04, NCUA DATE: October 2018 TO: Federally Insured Credit Unions SUBJ: Sharing Bank Secrecy Act Resources ENCL: Interagency Statement on Sharing Bank Secrecy Act Resources   Dear Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer: To assist credit unions and banks, a joint statement was developed that addresses instances in which they may [...]

Sharing Bank Secrecy Act Resources2018-11-09T12:19:42+00:00

Examination Modernization Initiatives

Letter to Credit Unions 18-CU-01, NCUA DATE: August 2018 TO: Federally Insured Credit Unions SUBJ: Examination Modernization Initiatives   Dear Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer: The NCUA has several initiatives in process to improve and modernize how the agency conducts examinations and supervision.1 The goals of these initiatives are to replace outdated, end-of-life examination [...]

Examination Modernization Initiatives2018-09-04T22:46:19+00:00

Examination Guidance for Bank Secrecy Act Customer Due Diligence and Beneficial Ownership Compliance

Letter to Credit Unions 18-CU-02, NCUA DATE: August 2018 TO: Federally Insured Credit Unions SUBJ: Examination Guidance for Bank Secrecy Act Customer Due Diligence and Beneficial Ownership Compliance ENCL: (1) Supervisory Letter – Bank Secrecy Act Customer Due Diligence and Beneficial Ownership Rules, (2) BSA – Questionnaire, (3) Customer Due Diligence and Exam Procedures – Overview, (4) Beneficial Ownership Requirement for Legal Entity Customer [...]

Examination Guidance for Bank Secrecy Act Customer Due Diligence and Beneficial Ownership Compliance2018-09-04T22:45:05+00:00

NCUA Final Rule Approval- Field of Membership and Mergers

At the sixth open meeting of 2018, the NCUA approved two final rules of particular and relevant interest to the Credit Union industry: 1) field-of-membership chartering, expansion, or conversion, and 2) greater transparency for members when credit unions who are federally insured seek voluntary mergers.   Consistent with a U.S. District Court decision earlier this [...]

NCUA Final Rule Approval- Field of Membership and Mergers2018-07-06T14:41:25+00:00

NCUA EQUITY DISTRIBUTION

NCUA Equity Distribution Rule (12 CFR 741) Last September, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board voted to close the Temporary Corporate Credit Union Stabilization Fund (TCCUSF) prior to its expiration in 2021. With its closure, the Fund’s assets were transferred to the Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF). At that same meeting, the Board also approved [...]

NCUA EQUITY DISTRIBUTION2018-04-02T13:58:50+00:00

Customer Due Diligence (CDD) Final Rule

May 11, 2018 On the Horizon Looming over the horizon is the long-awaited Customer Due Diligence (CDD) Final Rule that takes effect May 11, 2018. Issued by the Treasury Department on May 5, 2016 the then Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said, “the actions we are finalizing today mark a significant step forward to increase [...]

Customer Due Diligence (CDD) Final Rule2018-02-13T18:11:26+00:00

Supervisory Priorities for 2018

Letter to Credit Unions 17-CU-09, NCUA DATE: December 2017 TO: Federally Insured Credit Unions SUBJ: Supervisory Priorities for 2018 Dear Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer: This letter is intended to assist you in preparing for your next NCUA examination. In 2017, the NCUA began implementing an extended exam cycle, which is expected to be [...]

Supervisory Priorities for 20182018-02-01T15:01:47+00:00

Interagency Supervisory Guidance for Institutions Affected by a Major Disaster

Letter to Credit Unions 17-CU-08, NCUA DATE: December 2017 TO: Federally Insured Credit Unions SUBJ: Interagency Supervisory Guidance for Institutions Affected by a Major Disaster ENCL:​(1) ​Supervisory Letter - Interagency Supervisory Guidance for Institutions Affected by a Major Disaster​​​​​   Dear Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer: A significant number of credit unions have [...]

Interagency Supervisory Guidance for Institutions Affected by a Major Disaster2018-02-01T14:59:09+00:00

2017 Voluntary Credit Union Diversity Self-Assessment

Letter to Credit Unions 17-CU-07, NCUA DATE: November 2017 TO: Federally Insured Credit Unions SUBJ: 2017 Voluntary Credit Union Diversity Self-Assessment ENCL:​(1) ​​Voluntary Credit Union Self-Assessment Checklist   Dear Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer: Federally insured credit unions, especially those with 100 or more employees, are encouraged to conduct and submit the Voluntary [...]

2017 Voluntary Credit Union Diversity Self-Assessment2018-02-01T14:50:41+00:00